The Cradle Coast region presents significant opportunities across a diverse range of industries from advanced manufacturing, agriculture, forestry, mining, retail and tourism to the rapidly expanding renewable energy and agri-tourism sectors.
Commerce and industry in the region is supported by outstanding infrastructure including a network of highways and roads, a number of ports, including Tasmania’s largest port at Burnie, and two regional airports serviced by major and regional commercial airlines.
All of this, less than one hour’s flight to Melbourne, makes this region a logical choice to establish or expand your business.
INVESTING IN the CRADLE COAST
There’s many reasons to invest in businesses, land and development on the Cradle Coast. From affordability, ease of trade, proximately to mainland Australia and opportunities for growth and expansion, it really is a unique and rewarding area to invest in.
what’s your next investment opportunity?
Various investment opportunities exist on the Cradle Coast ranging from commercial land, investment properties to small businesses. Learn about various places for possible invest below.
Honey from Tasmanian’s pristine wilderness
Three generations of the Charles family have been producing premium Blue Hills Honey since it was established in 1955.
The rare Leatherwood honey is sourced from the pristine Tarkine wilderness here in the north west of Tasmania, in an area known for the world’s cleanest air and water.
Blue Hills Honey is located in the small Tasmanian district of Mawbanna, 8 km from Dips Falls and 40 minutes from Burnie Airport.
Blue Hills Honey has been exporting bulk honey to Japan for more than 50 years. In 2004 they started exporting under their own brand with varieties ranging from Leatherwood, Manuka, Tarkine Wilderness, Blackberry and Meadow Honey.
Recently, Blue Hills Honey has been successful in receiving Federal Government funding for expansion.
The million-dollar project will, over the next two years, increase its production capacity and tourism experience, building a cafe and interpretation centre which will include virtual reality.
business climate indicators
More than 20 per cent of Tasmania’s Gross State Product originates in the Cradle Coast region. Sectors such as advanced manufacturing, agri-business, and tourism have all found success in the location and benefit from collaborative business eco-systems. Emerging sectors such as renewable energy and agri-tourism are also demonstrating the propensity for future growth and success by locating in the north-west of Tasmania.
- health care aND social assistance 12.7% (% of workforce)
- manufacturing 11.1%
- retail trade 11.1%